How To Edit Multiple Photos In One Instagram Post, Because This Gallery-Like Feature Saves A Ton Of Time

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On Feb. 22, 2017, Instagram announced an update that may prove to be a game-changer for the app. With the new gallery-like feature, users can now include multiple photos and videos per post — and edit them all at the same time! Curious about how to edit multiple photos in one Instagram post and save yourself a bunch of time? With up to 10 images and videos allowed in a single Instagram post, editing each image individually can be a pain. Thankfully, this update lets you apply the same filter to all photos in one fell swoop.

The images or videos you upload to Instagram will be arranged in a slideshow-esque format, which makes it easier than ever to tell a complete story with a single post. And if you find a setting you like for your images, applying it to all the photos contained within your multiple-image post can make for a more cohesive and seamless viewing experience. The best part is, it literally takes less than a minute if you know what filters you like.

With the exciting new feature, users no longer need to rely on the Layout app to create a collage, or the ephemeral Stories feature to publish a group of memories that will vanish after 24 hours. The gallery-type posts (which aren't technically called "galleries" — although functionally, that's more or less what they are) will appear on your followers' main Instagram feed, signaled by a number of dots beneath the post's cover image. Those dots let you know there's more to see if you swipe to the right or left.

To set up your own multi-image post, make sure you are running the latest version of the photo-sharing app. Open Instagram and tap the upload button (that is, the little plus sign) to go to your photo roll. You should see a new icon next to the Boomerang option that says "select multiple" with two squares layered on top of each other — from there, you just tap the button to start creating your own gallery-style post. Once you have your photos selected, here's how to easily edit the multiple photos you're planning on sharing in one Instagram post:

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